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laceration

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lacerationla‧ce‧ra‧tion /ˌlæsəˈreɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] technical  MIa cut in your skinlaceration to multiple lacerations to the upper arms
Examples from the Corpus
lacerationThe victim suffered a fractured tibia and a laceration.She inflicted a laceration on the left.He was detained in Middlesbrough General Hospital with a broken jaw and lacerations.His advice should also be sought for all puncture wounds and lacerations regarding any measures needed to avoid tetanus.The total number of civilian casualties was seventy-seven, most of whom had suffered bruises or lacerations to the head.The victim was brought into contact with the glass and serious lacerations were caused.This leads to a lacerated wound with wider tissue destruction around the laceration.Tongue laceration and urinary or fecal incontinence.
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